Professor Tatiana Fumasoli, Director of the UCL Centre for Higher Education Studies at the Institute of Education and Lucy Shackleton, Head of Public Policy & Partnerships at UCL European Institute explore levels of resilience in the UK and Swiss higher education systems, in the face of ongoing uncertainties regarding association to Horizon Europe. The UK and Swiss higher education systems share characteristics: strong academic performance, … Continue reading Disruptive relations with the EU and institutional resilience in the UK and Switzerland
Kirsty Hughes on whether a compromise will finally be patched together or whether an EU-UK trade war is really looming. Continue reading EU-UK Relations Nose-Dive as Northern Ireland Protocol Stand-Off Heats Up
Much of the acrimonious debate on Brexit of the past few years played out on Twitter. But the sheer volume of Tweets on the subject, and the oft-cited ‘echo chamber’ phenomenon make it difficult to gauge what this conversation looked like. What kind of messages were prominent on Twitter? Which side of the Brexit debate was strongest? How did this change over time? How were Theresa May and Boris Johnson judged in their tenure as prime minister? Continue reading Who did Twitter users blame for Brexit?
Five years after the UK voted to leave the EU, European Institute Executive Director Uta Staiger looks at five lessons we’ve learned from Brexit. Continue reading Brexit: five years after the referendum, here are five things we’ve learned
With less than a month to the deadline for applications to the EU Settlement Scheme, Anne Marie Graham, Chief Executive of the UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA), reviews the significance of Brexit for current and prospective students from the EU, EEA and Switzerland. Continue reading EU students: Navigating a new era in UK higher education